12 months
24149 USD/year
5289 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Discover the latest developments in the field of engineering and research a topic of your interest with the Master of Engineering from Auckland University of Technology. Complete either a thesis or a research project in engineering.

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The Master of Engineering  from  Auckland University of Technology  is designed to help you develop your research skills and enhance your knowledge in the field of engineering. There are two pathways: Research (includes a thesis), or Coursework (includes a research project).

We’re proud to be home to a number of internationally renowned research institutes and centres, and many of our students complete their research project in collaboration with these well-known research entities. AUT's expertise in engineering ranges from telecommunications to materials and manufacturing technologies, and from industrial optimisation to engines and vehicles.


  • Engineering and general management
  • Industrial research roles across a variety of sectors
  • Opportunities to become a researcher in higher education establishments

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electrical Design and Protection
  • Engineering Numerical Techniques and Statistical Analysis
  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • Innovation Management
  • Advancements in Solar Energy
  • Selected Topics in System Modelling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • International Students: Applications will be processed up to the start of the semester depending on programme availability.




180 alternative credits
  • 180 (or 120 points for applicants with an honours degree)


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Must have completed one of the following with a B grade average or higher, or equivalent:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology

Applicants must normally have completed an advanced level of calculus at least equivalent to NZQF Level 6.

Applicants to the research pathway are also required to submit a Postgraduate Research Proposal (PGR1 form) before enrolling in the thesis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24149 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24149 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5289 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5289 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$8,711
    • International: NZ$39,655


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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